Dead man walking – Here’s your first look at Cargo

Directed by Yolanda Ramke and Ben Howling Written by Yolanda Ramke Produced by Kristina Ceyton, Samantha Jennings, Russell Ackerman and John Schoenfelder Starring Martin Freeman, Susie Porter, Anthony Hayes, Caren Pistorius, Simone Landers, David Gulpilil, Natasha Wanganeen, Bruce Carter, Kris McQuade and Andy Rodoreda The first official trailer has arrived for Yolanda Ramke and Ben Howling’s Cargo. Martin Freeman plays…

9 Australian films we can’t wait to see in 2018

by Matthew Eeles It’s that time of year again when our inbox becomes flooded with emails questioning our decision to choose only nine Australian films we can’t wait to see in 2018. For new readers, it’s something we’ve done every year since launching Cinema Australia. Why nine? Why not ten? We couldn’t tell you. Looking…

Causeway Films announce Buoyancy

by Matthew Eeles Causeway Films has recently received funding from Film Victoria and Screen Australia for its new film, Buoyancy. Buoyancy will be shot entirely on location in Cambodia and Thailand and follows the journey of an innocent boy who is enslaved on a Thai fishing trawler. The boy soon realises his only hope of freedom…

Cate Blanchett, Richard Roxburgh and a bunch of Aussie talent to receive development funding for upcoming projects

Blanchett’s Stateless is one of 23 film and TV projects that Screen Australia has today announced will receive development funding to the total of $640,000. A diverse range of projects and talent are being supported, including works from Bryan Brown and Rachel Ward, Richard Roxburgh, Marieke Hardy, Jan Chapman, Stephan Elliott and Bondi Hipsters’ Nicholas Boshier. Cate Blanchett’s…